Dan Kaye

Tech memories:

  • The belt jungle (machine shop lathes operated via belts from overhead-driven shafts)
  • Large-scale slide rule hung above blackboard as a teaching tool on its use
  • Mr. Heepe (Teacher)
  • The auditorium
  • Principal’s first speech to us as new freshmen: “One out of every three of you will not finish at Tech.”
  • Pattern making
  • Foundry
  • 8th floor gym
  • School lunches paid with plastic chips

Worked for Allied-Signal Inc., now called Honeywell, for 27 years as a mechanical engineer. Now semi retired, just doing part-time consulting work, and living in Richmond, VA since 1979.